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H.R.H. Princess Margaret Inspection 8th June 1958

H.R.H. Princess Margaret Inspection 8th June 1958

H.R.H.Princess Margaret Inspection, St John's Ambulance Brigade with Mrs. Catherine Ayden after service at Sternfield Church.

Photo courtesy of Revd. Michael Ayden.

Mrs. Catherine Ayden & Marion Sefton 1979

Mrs. Catherine Ayden & Marion Sefton 1979

Marion Sefton, grandaughter of Emma Aslett, visited Mrs. Ayden at Benhall in 1979

Post Office 1979

Post Office 1979

Benhall Post Office

Benhall Post Office

Old photo of Benhall Post Office, courtesy of Revd. Michael Ayden.

The Street, Benhall 1979

The Street, Benhall 1979

Thatched Cottages, Benhall Green, 1979

Thatched Cottages, Benhall Green, 1979

Luff's Mansion at Benhall Green - so called because at one time it was the property of Henry Luff, leader of a gang of Suffolk Smugglers with whom the notorious "will Laud" was connected.  For many years it was the sub - Post Office, and the home of the Ayden family.

Information from Revd. Michael Ayden.  Photo from Marion Sefton.

Joyce Hillyer aged 98

Joyce Hillyer aged 98

The Arcadian Guest House

The Arcadian Guest House

View of the Arcadian Guest House, in front of the recreation and dance hall, and facing the thatched roofed tea room.  Photo probably taken in the 1930s.

 

Robinson's Workshops, Benhall

Robinson's Workshops, Benhall

The cottages that were occupied by the Eely family and the Rackhams, as well as Robinson's Workshops, were replaced by the new housing, The Forge, in the late '70s.

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